© Jeana Clark


Jeana Clark level-classic 1/28/2009 5:24:38 AM

This is the same information that was
listed in yesterday's post....

The Keeper of the Plains is a 44-foot Cor-Ten steel sculpture by Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bosin. It sits at the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas rivers in Wichita, Kansas. The sculpture, commissioned by the city and private organizations to mark the United States Bicentennial, was erected in 1974. It has since become one of Wichita's most recognized and beloved symbols. A Spring/Summer 2006 project elevated the sculpture on a 30-foot rock promontory so it could be seen from farther away. Surrounding the base of the statue are multiple displays which describe the local tribes that used to inhabit this area, as well as several fire pits which sometimes light up to illuminate the statue at night. #1074836

Bill Knaps 1/28/2009 5:25:19 AM

A beautiful capture Jeana. Bill #7097688

Eivor Kuchta 1/28/2009 5:34:27 AM

Nice POV, Jeana! May he be successful in his prayers! #7097719

Ron McEwan 1/28/2009 5:38:18 AM

Like the angle on this one Jeana and the sky for the backdrop is excellent here. #7097743

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 1/28/2009 5:44:40 AM

Great pov, awesome color and clarity Jeana. Peter #7097770

Deb Koskovich 1/28/2009 5:55:27 AM

I remember this guy! I love your pov, and the subtle effects you added really make it! #7097821

Karen Bacon level-classic 1/28/2009 6:06:59 AM

Excellent! #7097861

Gina Cormier level-classic 1/28/2009 6:12:12 AM

Is this the other guys brother? lol Another wonderful image! Great color, comp and POV on both of these. Marvelous!! (as Billy Crystal would say) #7097881

Ken Smith level-classic 1/28/2009 6:13:58 AM

I like the sky in this one...a majestic sculpture, Jeana! #7097890

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/28/2009 6:59:37 AM

I agree, Ken....Amazing sky and beauty......Well done, Miss Farmer Jeana! Have a great day!! #7098053

Jeana Clark level-classic 1/28/2009 7:17:43 AM

Good Morning ALL!!!
Thanks so much!!!
I really appreciate your kindness!!
I haven't had much time to get
out and take any photos...
so that's the reasoning behind
seeing this statue again...besides...
I Love It....
I think Ken summed it up for
me at least...It's Majestic...
And a wonderful reminder of my Dad..
as it was one of his favorites too.

Thanks Again...Stay Warm!!!

~J~ #7098119

Mike Clime 1/28/2009 7:19:37 AM

I like the pov and the sky in this one, Jeana! Nice effects too! #7098126

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/28/2009 7:40:13 AM

What a beauty Jeana...great colors and clarity ...

jo ann c. #7098176

Sabrina Ryan 1/28/2009 7:59:19 AM

Gorgeous, Jeana! Love this statue! Nice capture. This one is my favorite. #7098246

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 1/28/2009 8:15:17 AM

Hi Jeana,That is a cool statue.Wish we had in my town.All we have out here is modern art,and I can't stand it.Very beautiful capture!!!!! #7098282

Jeana Clark level-classic 1/28/2009 8:48:04 AM

Good Morning
Mike..Jo Ann..Sabrina..Bobby!!!

Thanks kids so much for your
wonderful comments and input!!
Your continued support means so much!!!


~J~ #7098412

Tammy D. Ferren level-classic 1/28/2009 8:49:16 AM

Beautiful, Jeana! Love your pov and that sky is a beautiful backdrop. Great title! #7098417

Susan Weisensel level-classic 1/28/2009 10:00:50 AM

Love this one also Jeana, the soft clouds in the background are a very nice touch. #7098579

Melissa Olsen 1/28/2009 10:09:09 AM

Love those clouds in that perfect blue sky...it gives depth to him as well as a special softness and spiritual moment for all who visit. #7098613

Vitor Dias 1/28/2009 11:20:44 AM

Hi web friend.
Superb work.
rgs Vitor #7098856

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 1/28/2009 11:34:36 AM

A beautiful photo with an important message! Love it!

ccc #7098906

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 1/28/2009 11:50:35 AM

Another GREAT capture and image, Jeana! <>< #7098977

ROLAN NARMAN 1/28/2009 12:39:24 PM

Excellent capture Jeana! #7099106

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 1/28/2009 12:54:43 PM

Beautiful capture and wonderful information, Jeana. Love the pov and the sky is lovely. #7099129

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 1/28/2009 12:59:48 PM

I love this one, love the sky
Awsome capture! #7099144

Tammy Espino level-classic 1/28/2009 1:12:44 PM

Jeana, print this out and frame it! :) It's a fantastic capture! #7099190

Judy A. Lawhon level-classic 1/28/2009 1:19:35 PM

This is just as beautiful as yesterday's, Jeana!! #7099214

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 1/28/2009 1:25:48 PM

AWESOME, Blondie!!!!! This is a fantastic shot!!!!! Gorgeous sky, details and lighting!!!!! :-) Ma #7099222

Carol Sawyer level-classic 1/28/2009 1:51:05 PM

I agree with you Jeana!!! Excellent capture!! #7099274

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 1/28/2009 4:15:50 PM

Wonderful pov, beautiful sky. #7099701

David Phalen level-classic 1/28/2009 6:44:21 PM

What a spectacular sight, day or night, this statue must be!! Excellent POV, light, tones and details!! #7100114

Lorna Shutter 1/29/2009 6:34:42 AM

Out of your three most recent images of this statue, this one's my favourite! I love your POV and how the statue looks so striking against that gorgeous blue sky! Fantastic lighting and shadows! Wonderful colour and clarity! A beautiful capture and reminder of your father, Jeana! :) #7101822

Jeana Clark level-classic 2/2/2009 7:28:01 PM

Good Evening!!!
Thank You all for your very
wonderful comments and input!!
I so appreciate your continued support!!!


~J~ #7119772

Phil Stith 2/23/2009 10:22:50 AM

Kudos for your great finalist! Finally! #7198208

Linda D. Lester level-classic 2/23/2009 10:52:37 AM

Congratulations on your finalist....good luck in the next round! #7198704

Tammy Espino level-classic 2/23/2009 10:59:59 AM

Congrats!! :) #7198837

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 2/23/2009 11:03:14 AM

Another awesome finalist Jeana. Congrats again. Peter #7198889

Christian Rosito level-classic 2/23/2009 11:06:24 AM

Congratulations Jeana!!! #7198939

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 2/23/2009 11:44:19 AM

EVERYONE Is Smiling Today!!

WoooHoooo ~GA~!!!
How Symbolic!!
Good Luck in The Next Round!!

ME #7199436

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 2/23/2009 12:11:19 PM

WTG, Blondie!!!!!!
Another humongus congratulations on this fantastic finalist!!!!!!! :-) Ma #7199781

John Connolly level-classic 2/23/2009 12:29:51 PM

Congratulations Jeana! I hope this one ends up with a gold button! #7199951

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 2/23/2009 12:32:25 PM

Congratulations, Jeana. #7199965

Bojan Bencic level-classic 2/23/2009 1:17:42 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Jeana! #7200347

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 2/23/2009 1:33:20 PM

Congrats!!!! #7200521

Lorna Shutter level-classic 2/23/2009 1:47:35 PM

Yay! Looks like the judges agreed with me on this one! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this awesome image, Jeana!!!!! Photobucket #7200707

Gina Cormier level-classic 2/23/2009 1:48:51 PM

Congrats again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #7200722

Monnie Ryan level-classic 2/23/2009 2:03:30 PM

Congratulations on a well-deserved finalist designation! #7200898

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 2/23/2009 2:31:29 PM


Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 2/23/2009 2:39:19 PM

Congratulations for your marvelous finalist, WTG!

ccc #7201367

Colleen Farrell level-classic 2/23/2009 3:05:50 PM

So cool! Congratulations! #7201605

Michelle L. Frick 2/23/2009 3:30:21 PM

Beautiful Jeana! Congratulations! #7201782

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 2/23/2009 3:34:53 PM

Just Coming By To Do a Few Acrobatics and Possibly Some Juggling!! #7201805

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/23/2009 4:08:57 PM

Congratulations Jeana! #7202032

Michelle Alton level-classic 2/23/2009 4:11:47 PM

Super finalist, Jeanna. Congratulations! #7202060

Kerry Hill level-classic 2/23/2009 4:44:37 PM

A Huge congratulations Jeana!!!! #7202439

Deb Koskovich 2/23/2009 5:11:08 PM

Stunning, Jeana! Congrats! #7202698

Susan Weisensel 2/23/2009 5:32:26 PM

FINALY, Congrats Farmer Gal, Good luck in the next round on this one, well all of them. #7202920

Barbara Waldoch 2/23/2009 6:29:49 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Jeana! #7203442

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 2/23/2009 6:30:45 PM

Huge Congrats on this lovely Finalist, Jeana.

Usman. #7203457

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 2/23/2009 6:35:04 PM

Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Jeana!! #7203505

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 2/23/2009 6:48:44 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Jeana #7203672

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 2/23/2009 6:55:36 PM

Yay! I remember this one, too!
Big congrats, Jeana, on your wonderful finalist hun :) #7203766

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic 2/23/2009 7:18:56 PM

Congratulations, Jeana!!! This is a wonderful shot and best of luck going forward!! #7204088

ROLAN NARMAN 2/23/2009 8:58:36 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Jeana! #7204931

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 2/23/2009 9:03:39 PM

You got a Finalist. That is just wonderful and something to be so proud of. Congratulations and I hope that your hard work receives even more honor by bringing the gold home for you. Way to go my friend. #7204949

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 2/23/2009 11:35:58 PM

You have captured such beauty in simplicity, Jeana. Congratulations! #7205601

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/24/2009 3:00:41 AM

congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist Jeana!!! #7206138

Ken Smith level-classic 2/24/2009 4:59:54 AM

Way to go, Jeana!!!!!!!!! Congrats to you!!!!!!!! #7206749

Jeff Robinson level-classic 2/24/2009 6:39:49 AM

Congats Jeana on this Terrific Finalist! Jeff #7207160

Sam Britt level-classic 2/24/2009 7:02:08 AM

Congratulations Jeana!!! #7207233

Melissa Olsen 2/24/2009 8:36:55 AM

WTG Jeana!
A big Congrats coming your way! #7207644

Laurie Daily level-classic 2/24/2009 9:43:36 AM

Yippee!!!!Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Jeana!


Denny E. Barnes level-classic 2/24/2009 10:47:36 AM

Outstanding!! Congratulations again on your very beautiful and well deserved finalist, Jeana!! Good luck in the next round!! #7208396

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 2/24/2009 11:15:37 AM

Congratulations Jeana, hope to see this again in the gold!

jo ann c. #7208503

Mike Clime level-classic 2/24/2009 12:17:10 PM

Congratulations on all of your finalist! #7208974

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 2/25/2009 9:42:25 AM

Congrats on your Finalist for this fabulous image! #7213787

Jeana Clark level-classic 2/25/2009 10:55:37 AM

Thank you so much for your
wonderful comments...I so appreciate them and each of you!!!


~J~ #7214102

Steve Rice 2/25/2009 2:42:08 PM

Jeana, Congrats on such a great capture. #7214946

Ron Roberts 3/2/2009 2:41:57 PM


Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/5/2009 2:15:52 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!



Jeana Clark level-classic 3/5/2009 7:48:55 PM

Good Evening Steve..Ron..Peaches!!!

Sorry for the delay in responding...
I so appreciate your wonderful
kindness!!! I was thrilled to
receive this finalist!!!


~J~ #7249017

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This is another view of
The Keeper Of The Plains statue,
located along the Arkansas River
in Downtown Wichita Kansas.


44mm ~ F/8 ~ 1/1000sec. ~ ISO-160

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.30, ExposureTime: 10/10000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 44.00 mm, Model: DSC-R1

Uploaded on 1/28/2009 5:18:06 AM

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